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22-November-2009

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MENA-OECD Business forum and women business leaders summit

In the context of the economic crisis, reforms can become an effective vehicle for sustained recovery but governments must find the right balance between an effective regulatory and institutional framework and minimising unnecessary red tape. Moreover, governments cannot reset the economy on their own and the contribution of the women and the private sector will be crucial, according to the OECD Secretary-General.

22-November-2009

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Meeting the governance challenges for a stronger, fairer and cleaner economy

Speaking at the governance forum of the third MENA-OECD ministerial meeting, Mr. Gurría noted that sound regulations and efficient public services are essential for better functioning private markets. He added that governments should ensure integrity, transparency and accountability by modernizing legal frameworks and encourage a more inclusive economy, an economy empowering women.

21-November-2009

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MENA-OECD Ministerial conference

Opening this event in Marrakesh, Angel Gurría underlined that the economic crisis has not spared the MENA region, with a significant economic contraction and a severe impact on the labour markets. According to the Secretary-General, the MENA-OECD Initiative can serve as a model for effective co-operation in building the global economy of the future.

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20-November-2009

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Twenty Years After: Remarks by Angel Gurria 20 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall

At an event to mark the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, Mr. Gurría talked about the progress made by Central and Eastern European countries since then and the challenges ahead.

19-November-2009

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Key economic projections by country

Economic forecasts for GDP, unemployment, inflation and fiscal balance.

19-November-2009

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Innovation: the path to stronger, smarter and greener growth

The OECD Secretary-General, Angel Gurría, explained that innovation will be one of the keys to accelerating recovery and putting firms and countries back on a path to sustainable, smarter and greener growth.

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18-November-2009

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Supporting Japan policy objectives: the OECD Contribution

Japan is one of the countries hardest-hit by the crisis. We now see signs of a recovery in Japan, thanks to large-scale fiscal stimulus and accommodative measures by the Bank of Japan. But the great challenge today is to move from a policy-based recovery to self-sustained growth.

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17-November-2009

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The Korean G-20 leadership: Assessing the key issues for 2010 - New sources of sustainable and balanced growth

A year ahead of Korea chairing the next G20 Summit, Mr. Gurría described in Seoul the “cocktail” of strategy, policies and framework conditions that will enable economies to harness new sources of economic growth, prevent environmental degradation and enhance the quality of life.

13-November-2009

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Singapore signs its 12th tax agreement meeting the OECD standard

Singapore has today signed a protocol with France that brings the two countries’ to bilateral tax treaty into line with the OECD standard on transparency and exchange of information for tax purposes.

10-November-2009

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Open markets and enhanced global cooperation are key to a stronger, cleaner and fairer world economy

In the coming years, the world economy will need a much more solid connection between public policy and the citizen for which policy is made. The spinal cord of that connection can be summed up in one question: What kind of world economy do we want to create?

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